LINGUIST List 14.1243

Fri May 2 2003

Qs: Today's errors; Uvular fricatives

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  1. Donna Jo Napoli, today's errors are tomorrow's rules
  2. Randall Gess, Uvular fricatives and glottal stops

Message 1: today's errors are tomorrow's rules

Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 15:38:16 +0000
From: Donna Jo Napoli <dnapoli1swarthmore.edu>
Subject: today's errors are tomorrow's rules

Does anyone know who said that? was it Jakobson? and where? thanks. 
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Message 2: Uvular fricatives and glottal stops

Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 15:08:27 +0000
From: Randall Gess <randall.gessm.cc.utah.edu>
Subject: Uvular fricatives and glottal stops

Does anyone know of any diachronic cases in which uvular fricatives
(or approximants) become glottal stops, or of synchronic cases in
which the two sounds alternate with each other?
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